OREANDA-NEWS   Russia is preparing several applications to host the 2036 Summer Olympics. Among the possible cities that could host the Games are Kazan and St. Petersburg. 

As it is reported by the TASS agency, this was stated by the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a meeting with the winners and prize-winners of the Olympic Games in the military-historical museum complex of the Great Patriotic War "Sambek Heights" in the village of Sambek (Rostov Region).

"At the moment, the possibility of holding the Olympic Games in 2036 in Russia is being considered. And applications from several cities are being prepared. Absolutely St. Petersburg, Kazan, in my opinion. Now I just don't remember", - said Lavrov.

"Several cities have already submitted their applications, so do not delay", - the minister said. 

Earlier it was reported that other potential candidates for the Games-2036 could be London, Istanbul, Berlin, Tel Aviv from Europe. 

Ahmedabad and Jakarta were named as cities from Asia, Montreal and Guadalajara from North America. 

On the territory of Russia, the Olympic Games were held twice - in 1980 in Moscow (USSR) and in 2014 in Sochi.

In 2024, the Summer Olympics will be held in Paris, in 2028 in Los Angeles, in 2032 in Brisbane.